Nico Broers

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Curriculum Vitae (CV)

  • What makes a picture memorable? What are the neural signatures of image memorability and which image features are particularly relevant?

Academic Education

09/2013 - 08/2015Master of Science, Research School BCN (Behavioral Cognitive Neuroscience), Specialization in Cognitive Science and Cognitive Neuroscience, (2-year Research Master Program, English Taught), University of Groningen, 8.3 out of 10
03/2015 - 07/2015Research Visit, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Mollylab, MIT, Boston. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Mary C. Potter
09/2009 - 07/2012Bachelor of Science, Psychology program (3-year Program, English Taught.) 7.3 out of 10

Work Experience

since 08/2016PhD student, Prof. Dr. Niko Busch, Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, WWU Münster.
01/2016 - 06/2016Research Assistant, Dr. Simone Sprenger, Department of Neurolinguistics, University of Groningen.
09/2015 - 01/2016Research Assistant, Dr. Marieke van Vugt, Department of Artificial Intelligence, University of Groningen.
02/2015 - 08/2015Research Visit, Prof. Mary C. Potter, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT, Boston.
02/2014 - 02/2015Chair of the BCN Research School Education Committee. Responsibilities: Organization of the course curriculum, course evaluations
02/2013 - 02/2014Instructor Research Practicum in English Bachelor Program of Psychology. Responsibilities: Teaching and grading scientific writing skills, statistical analyses and APA-style criteria to 2nd year Bachelor’s students
01/2013 - 01/2014Research Assistant, Dr. Mark Nieuwenstein, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Groningen.
09/2012 - 09/2013University of Groningen, Open Course choice in Cognitive Science and Psychophysiology, Research Assistant for Dr. Mark Nieuwenstein


Broers, N.; Bainbridge, W., Michel, R.; Balestrieri, E.; Busch, N.A. (2022)
In: Journal of Vision, 22(11)
Type of Publication: Research article (journal)
Kluger D.S., Broers N., Roehe M.A., Wurm M.F., Busch N.A., Schubotz R.I. (2020)
In: PloS one, 15(4)
Type of Publication: Research article (journal)
Broers N., Potter M.C., Nieuwenstein M.R. (2017)
In: Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 1-7
Type of Publication: Research article (journal)
Van Vugt M.K., Broers N. (2016)
In: Frontiers in Psychology, 7
Type of Publication: Research article (journal)


Exploring memory for scenes
Candidate: Broers, Nico | Supervisors: Busch, Niko, Zwitserlood, Pienie
Period of time: 01/01/2015 - 08/01/2020
Doctoral examination procedure finished at: Doctoral examination procedure at University of Münster